​Plastic Surgery for Men on the Rise

Let’s face it. Guys want to look great too. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, men made up 13% of all invasive cosmetic procedures in 2017. That may pale in comparison to women going under-the-knife, but men are finally coming out of the woodwork admitting their desires to take their bodies to the next level. And […]

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​My Silicone Breast Implant Ruptured – What Should I Do?

There have been several studies that looked at the potential risks that might be associated with ruptured silicone implants. Researchers concluded that an implant rupture is a “relatively harmless condition.” The main risk arises from the potential of the silicone to spread to other parts of the body such as the lymph nodes where it can cause […]

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​What is an Umbilicoplasty?

In the past few months, several news stories have reported an increase in popularity of a plastic surgery procedure designed to fix the shape or position of the belly button. An umbilicoplasty is a stand-alone cosmetic surgery option that can transform an “innie” belly button into an “outtie” or reposition it due to asymmetrical concerns on the […]

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Aesthetic Lasers – Do They Work, and If so, How Well?​

Plastic surgeons are usually early adopters of new technologies that deliver better results and less downtime for their patients. Over the past few years, aesthetic lasers have exploded in popularity. You can’t pick up a woman’s magazine at the supermarket checkout without seeing an ad for a cosmetic laser procedure. The advertising claims seem too […]

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​Top Cosmetic Surgery Trends [2018]

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Aesthetic Society of American Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) come out with a report that details the most popular plastic surgery trends for the year. The results for 2018 indicate that non-invasive procedures such as Botox and Fillers are climbing exponentially in popularity. That doesn’t mean […]

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